Re: [wpmac] WP/Mac on Intel-based Macs
- On or about 5/8/06, ksaunders242@... wrote:
> If we talkign about obscure Wordperfects. My first experience withWordPerfect
> was on the Atari ST computer in the late 80's. Does anyone know ifthere was
> a Wordperfect on any of the 8bit computers like the Apple II orCommodore 64?
Somewhere around here I have both the 8-bit Apple ][ version, and the 16-
bit Apple ][GS version...
The ][GS version was file compatible with Wordperfect 4 for DOS.
Don V. Zahniser
It's confusing, but not as bad in practice:
1) If you want to use it in a Classic Application, it has to be in
System Folder| Fonts. Equally, it has to be a Mac Font. In OSX,
Windows fonts work, too.
2) Don't do anything with the folder System| Library| Fonts. Leave it alone.
3) If you are the only user of your Mac, whether you use Library|
Fonts or ~| Library| Fonts is irrelevant. If you share it, fonts in
your Home Folder Library are only available to you.
4) In practice, WP has a very limited set of fonts while I have over
400 available under OSX applications spread around all four font
>--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, "Don V. Zahniser" <irntooth@...> wrote:
>> See <http://www.lowendmac.com/musings/06/0509.html>
>> for a potential problem relating to duplicate fonts.
>There are fonts all over the place on my machine. The
>standard OSX install has put them in four places:
>Library/Fonts (108 files)
>System (Mac OS 9)/Library/Fonts (17)
>System Folder/Fonts (54, some of which I added)
>The last is what we know as the classic System Folder.
>Fonts in the newer dfont file format are OSX-only I think,
>but otherwise I wonder why there are so many font folders,
>which takes priority when there are duplicates, and which
>folder you should add fonts to. The lowendmac.com article
>describes finding and disabling a duplicate but doesn't go
>further than that.
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